Mahabharata [sanskrit]

699,462 words | ISBN-10: 812150094X | ISBN-13: 9788121500944

The Sanskrit edition of the Mahabharata, one of the largest epic poems ever written, consisting of 100,000 metrical verses. Consisting of 18 books, the Mahabharata details the history and legends concerning ancient India (Bharata), including a major battle campaign involving the Kauravas and the Pandavas, also known as the Kurukshetra War. This portion also contains the Bhagavad-Gita. Alternative titles: Mahābhārata (महाभारत).

Verse 4.50.6

कमण्डलुर्ध्वजे यस्य शातकुम्भमयः शुभः ।
आचार्य एष वै द्रोणः सर्वशस्त्रभृतां वरः ॥ ६ ॥

kamaṇḍalurdhvaje yasya śātakumbhamayaḥ śubhaḥ |
ācārya eṣa vai droṇaḥ sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varaḥ || 6 ||

Note! This is not a direct translation of the verse, but merely an approximate preview.

...the grandsire and Drona and Kripa. And Vikartana’s son also poured upon Partha a heavy shower of arrows like a rain-charged cloud. And the diadem-decked Arjuna also covered Karna with a thick down...

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Glossary of Sanskrit terms

Note: This extracts Sanskrit terms and links to English definitions from the glossary, based on an experimental segmentation of verse (4.50.6). Some terms could be superfluous while some might not be mentioned. Click on the word to show English definitions.

Kamandalu, Dhvaja, Yasya, Yah, Yat, Shatakumbhamaya, Shubha, Shubh, Acari, Acarya, Esha, Drona, Sarvashah, Tri, Tra, Abhrita, Vara, Varas,

Analysis of Sanskrit grammar

Note: this is an experimental feature and only shows the first possible analysis of the Sanskrit text (Mahabharata Verse 4.50.6). If the system was successful in segmenting the sentence, you will see of which words it is made up of, generally consisting of Nouns, Pronouns, Verbs, Participles and Indeclinables. Click on the link to show all possible derivations of the word.

  • Line 1: “kamaṇḍalurdhvaje yasya śātakumbhamayaḥ śubhaḥ
  • kamaṇḍalur -
  • kamaṇḍalu (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • dhvaje -
  • dhvaja (noun, masculine)
    [locative single]
    dhvajā (noun, feminine)
    [nominative dual], [vocative single], [vocative dual], [accusative dual]
    dhvaj (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single]
  • yasya -
  • yasya (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yasya (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    yas -> yasya (absolutive)
    [absolutive from √yas]
    ya (noun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yaḥ (pronoun, masculine)
    [genitive single]
    yat (pronoun, neuter)
    [genitive single]
    yas (verb class 4)
    [imperative active second single]
  • śātakumbhamayaḥ -
  • śātakumbhamaya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • śubhaḥ -
  • śubha (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    śubh (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural], [accusative plural], [ablative single], [genitive single]
  • Line 2: “ācārya eṣa vai droṇaḥ sarvaśastrabhṛtāṃ varaḥ
  • ācārya* -
  • ācārī (noun, feminine)
    [nominative plural], [vocative plural]
    ācārya (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • eṣa -
  • eṣa (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    eṣa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
    eṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single], [perfect active first single], [perfect active second plural], [perfect active third single]
    iṣ (verb class 1)
    [imperative active second single]
  • vai -
  • (verb class 1)
    [present middle first single], [imperative middle first single]
  • droṇaḥ -
  • droṇa (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]
  • sarvaśas -
  • sarvaśaḥ (indeclinable)
  • tra -
  • tṛ (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [adverb], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    tra (noun, masculine)
    [compound], [vocative single]
    tra (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [vocative single]
  • abhṛtām -
  • abhṛtā (noun, feminine)
    [accusative single]
    bhṛ (verb class 2)
    [imperfect active third dual]
  • varaḥ -
  • varas (noun, neuter)
    [compound], [nominative single], [vocative single], [accusative single]
    vara (noun, masculine)
    [nominative single]

Other print editions:

Also see the following print editions of the Sanskrit text or (alternative) English translations of the Mahabharata Verse 4.50.6

Cover of edition (2003)

The Mahabharata in Kannada (Set of 32 Volumes)
by Bharatha Darshana Bangalore (2003)

ಶ್ರೇಮಹಭಾರತ [ಮಹಾಭಾರತ]; 13907 pages;

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Preview of verse 4.50.6 in Kannada sript:
ಕಮಣ್ಡಲುರ್ಧ್ವಜೇ ಯಸ್ಯ ಶಾತಕುಮ್ಭಮಯಃ ಶುಭಃ ।
ಆಚಾರ್ಯ ಏಷ ವೈ ದ್ರೋಣಃ ಸರ್ವಶಸ್ತ್ರಭೃತಾಂ ವರಃ ॥ ೬ ॥

Cover of edition (2008)

The Complete Mahabharata (9 volumes)
by M. N. Dutt (2008)

6415 pages; Sanskrit Text with English Translation; [Edited By: Dr. Ishwar Chandra Sharma & Dr. O.N. Bimali] [Publisher: Parimal Publication Pvt. Ltd.]

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Cover of edition (2017)

Mahabharata (Hindi Translation, Six Volumes)
by Sahityacharya Pandit Ramnarayandutt Shastri Pandey "Ram" (2017)

7350 pages; [महाभारत] [Publisher: Gita Press, Gorakhpur] 44 Color and Black/white illustrations.

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Cover of Bengali edition

The Mahabharata in Bengali (Two Volumes)
by Akshay Library, Kolkata (2019)

3049 pages; [মহাভারত] [মহার্ষী বদভ্যাস (Maharishi Vedvyas)]

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Preview of verse 4.50.6 in Bengali sript:
কমণ্ডলুর্ধ্বজে যস্য শাতকুম্ভমযঃ শুভঃ ।
আচার্য এষ বৈ দ্রোণঃ সর্বশস্ত্রভৃতাং বরঃ ॥ ৬ ॥

Cover of Gujarati edition

Mahabharat in Gujarati (20 Volumes)
by Dinkar Joshi (દિનકર જોશી) (2010)

14252 pages; [મહાભારત] [Publisher: Pravin Prakashan Pvt. Ltd, Rajkot]

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Preview of verse 4.50.6 in Gujarati sript:
કમણ્ડલુર્ધ્વજે યસ્ય શાતકુમ્ભમયઃ શુભઃ ।
આચાર્ય એષ વૈ દ્રોણઃ સર્વશસ્ત્રભૃતાં વરઃ ॥ ૬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Shri Mahabharatam in Malayalam (2 volumes)
by Swami Mridananda (2018)

1681 pages; [Publisher: Ramakrishna Math, Thrissur]

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Preview of verse 4.50.6 in Malayalam sript:
കമണ്ഡലുര്ധ്വജേ യസ്യ ശാതകുമ്ഭമയഃ ശുഭഃ ।
ആചാര്യ ഏഷ വൈ ദ്രോണഃ സര്വശസ്ത്രഭൃതാം വരഃ ॥ ൬ ॥

Cover of edition (2018)

Mahabharata in Telugu (7 Volumes)
by Gita Press, Gorakhpur (2018)


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Preview of verse 4.50.6 in Telugu sript:
కమణ్డలుర్ధ్వజే యస్య శాతకుమ్భమయః శుభః ।
ఆచార్య ఏష వై ద్రోణః సర్వశస్త్రభృతాం వరః ॥ ౬ ॥

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